Team Leader – Thanet and Canterbury Homeless Project

    Forward Trust
    Applications closing date: 30/09/2022
    Kent, United Kingdom
    Job Type
    Closing Date
    Job Salary
    South East


    Forward’s Vision Housing team helps people to overcome homelessness, make positive lifelong changes, and build an independent future.

    We have helped over 300 clients with complex needs to find and sustain private rented accommodation over the past 3 years, with over 90% of those sustaining their tenancy for at least 12 months, making us one of the best performing housing support providers in the sector.

    You will be managing a team of in-reach and floating support practitioners that support vulnerable and complex individuals at risk of becoming homeless or that are homeless. The team will deliver brief interventions that will support individuals to access drug and alcohol treatment. The treatment is tailored to individual needs, using harm reduction and abstinence based treatment approaches as well as supporting low level mental health needs with a trauma informed approach.

    On a daily basis you will be allocating caseloads, managing a small number of complex
    cases,supporting and developing your team, and ensuring deadlines and quality standards
    are met.You will be responsible for delivering on performance targets set by Forward,
    commissioners and the prime contractor. And you will support the Service Manager to
    ensure data accuracy and data submission deadlines are met.

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